The Mind, Brain, And Programs Critics Essay

1079 Words Apr 30th, 2016 null Page
The Mind, brain, and programs critics’ article show an argument about the brain machine and the programed machine that they think similarly and have similar understanding of different stories with different level of complexity. The Author consider Roger Shank’s program because is related to the sort of work the author want to examine in this paper. Shanks’s work aim that computer has the capacity to understand stories and answer question about them as the human being does. His hypothesis that the machine can understand the story and provide the answers to questions, and also that the machine and its program do explains the human ability to understand the story and answer questions about it. The authors question both hypothesis and said that they are unsupported by the explanation Shank. To Show that Shanks work was not support he provided different stories about how human can provide answer to complicated stories about something, even if he does not know what the story about. As part of testing this hypothesis he use different stories about how the mind perceive stories and can answer the question about the story just by using the context on the story like images or symbols. As part of the method he use replies from other people considering those stories and how the machine will react in case it was programmed or if it was a robot that can act showing his reaction to the story. In the conclusion he included that the machine can think, a man made machine also can think…

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